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to the streets of cairo for the latest. plus, bay state battle. as president obama gets some rest in martha's vineyard before a road trip rally, republicans meet in boston to map out their fight for the fall. as we approach the 50th anniversary of president kennedy's assassination, we'll take a look at the final months of kennedy's life in the white house. good morning from washington. it's thursday, august 15th, 2013, and this is "the daily rundown." i'm in for chuck todd this morning. we begin with the developing news in egypt. where members of the muslim brotherhood and their supporters are defying government leaders and holding new protest marches in multiple cities, raising the risk of more bloodshed. today's demonstration comes a day after the military's all-out assault on pro morsi demonstrators that left more than 500 people dead. in an effort to stop the protest altogether, the interim government has placed the country under a month-long state of emergency. it's also going after protest leaders. recommending murder charges against more than 80 members of the brotherhood and their s
news reporter martha raddatz has reaction from washington. >> while national security secrets will leaking all over washington, general keith alexander was at a las vegas hacker's convention facing down hecklers. >> we stand for freedom. >> the heckler took issue with that statement but the director fired back, saying congressional investigators have found no illegal activity by the nsa. >> that's not -- those are facts. >> another blockbuster revelation today. a still top secret nsa program leaked by edward snowden to a british newspaper that it says allows u.s. analysts to snoop on "nearly everything a user does on the internet in real time." the guardian story provides a 32-page training guide showing how the so-called ex-key score program works. update a from 15 around the world that can show phone calls, e-mails being written, sites being visited, words being searched. snowden discussed a surveillance program this extensive when his story erupted last month. >> i sit at my desk certainly had the authorities to wiretap anyone. >> it was a story that brought vehement denial
, martha raddatz. martha, we're hearing that they're ready to go alone. but hoping to put together some time of coalition. >> reporter: they are. time is running out, george. the president wishes he didn't have to go it alone. but he's entirely willing to do that. we have the warships, and cruise missiles, and a fifth destroyer packed with cruise missiles in the mediterranean. >> so much signaling now that it will be a strike. that's giving the syrians warnings and plenty of ability to prepare and counter that. >> reporter: there's reports out of syria, that the syrian regime is moving important people, experts, out of important buildings and airfields. and reports they are bringing busloads of other people in. that might mean they would have images of dead people they would say were caused by the bombs. or try to use them as human shields. which probably wouldn't work. >> the other big question, what kind of retaliation should the united states and the west expect in the event of a syrian strike? and you just came from israel, which is clearly going to be one of the first targets. >> r
is getting ready for martha's vineyard vacation but, first, going before the white house press corps with tough questions he is expected to face today. >> but any, a california police chase leads a minivan to flip over and it does not end here. we will show you what happens next. >> the widow of apple co-founder is part of a new power couple with a high would >> covering daly city, dublin/pleasanton, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, in emeryville to the west this is what you see in the bay bridge with the traffic moving across and the low clouds over san francisco. >> check out this video in the newsroom showing a high-speed chase in southern california. this happened last night and look how it ends, boom. police surrounded the van but the driver refused to come out. he finally surrendered and police say before he flipped the minivan he could be seen tossing out clothes and papers from the vehicle. >> a 50-year-old kidnapping is making headlines again this morning after months of investigation by abc7 news the f.b.i. is re-opening their investigatio
tonight at 6:30 p.m. eastern time right here on c-span. president obama's occasion in martha possible inured is ending today. -- in martha's vineyard is ending tonight. be talking about his proposals for helping the middle class. representative jim hems erlang, he is the chairman of the -- jeb hensarling. he was a keynote speaker at the policy center. he this is about 40 minutes. [applause] >> thank you mr. secretary for the kind introduction. i don't know if you can see me, this is a rather large podium. it reminds me of what i frequently tell my washington colleagues -- everything is bigger in texas but me. if you can't see me, you can at least hear me. i was delighted to accept the invitation to speak before the bipartisan policy center for a couple of reasons. number one is because of the outstanding work you have done in the housing arena and number two, i live about re-miles from here so it took me about seven minutes to get here. as a fairly new chairman of a standing committee of congress, i have a number of speaking invitations that come my way. a lot of press is interested i
to politics. president obama has started his eight-day summer vacation on martha's vineyard. he and michelle boarded a flight yesterday. >> meanwhile, the race to replace president obama in iowa appears unbelievably to be in full swing even though the election is more than three years out. let's bring in george stephanopoulos, host of "this week." i've never been good at math. i think we have 29 months before the election. what is going on? >> but it's only two years until the iowa straw poll. that's why everybody's out there. >> two years. >> iowa, the first caucus state. we know how important it is. it launched president obama back in 2008. and this is a wide open race, particularly on the republican side. what was so interesting about what was happening in iowa, a lot of contenders out there, ted cruz out there, his second or third trip to iowa. rick santorum going again. remember he did so well last time by visiting every county. they know this is a big prize on the republican side and no heir apparent. on the democratic side, a rally for hillary clinton. claire mccaskill out there she's
month rate to present closing arguments in a contract dispute over a partnership with the martha stewart brand. the case centers on whether macy's has exclusive rights to sell certain martha stewart merchandise including back items and kitchenware. the trial has put the ceos of both companies and store herself on the stand. a new york state supreme court judge could decide the case as early as tomorrow. >>mark: we will return with our top stories in just a minute. >>darya:rolling stones magazine saw sales of its controversial 'boston bomber' edition double despite calls from retailers and readers to boycott the publication. more than 13-thousand copies of the issue were sold in news-stands, more than double the sales average for the previous year. the cover featured a picture the 19-year-old bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev had taken of himself, which had already appeared on the cover of the new york times. critics had accused the magazine of presenting tsarnaev as a rock star. >>darya: welcome back to to look at what street the dow is up 104.33 1/2 less check- in with the weather
. >> security also raised here in the u.s. at airports and train stations all across the country. abc's martha raddatz is tracking the latest and joins us this morning from washington. good morning. >> reporter: intelligence officials are tracking this threat full time this morning. while the u.s. is closing even more embassies and some may stay closed even beyond this week. u.s. officials are focusing particularly on yemen this morning. believing al qaeda operatives are already in place there and possibly other countries as well, just waiting for the opportunity to strike. intelligence committee member dutch ruppersberger told me on "this week," this is dead serious. >> those operatives are in place because we received information that high-level people from al qaeda in the arabian peninsula are talking about a major attack. >> reporter: communications from the al qaeda affiliate in yemen intercepted by the u.s. revealed chilling details of a terror plot al qaeda believes is going to be big and strategically significant. >> i had a briefing with the vice president. it is scary. >> it could be
with a conversation between two top al qaeda leaders. with more on this abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: beefed-up law enforcement. heightened awareness at airports from l.a. to new york and more scrutiny on those trying to enter the country. a senior u.s. official tells abc news that the plot started in yemen, and u.s. officials are frantically searching for vehicle bombs al qaeda wants it use to blow up the u.s. embassy there and perhaps others as well. abc news has also learned that through surveillance and electronic eavesdropping, more was discovered. including communications between al qaeda affiliates and someone in the u.s. not just electronic conversations, but through the mail as well. the u.s. does not know the content of the letters. >> in terrorist communications, in general, the simpler more primitive forms of communication, the more effective they are. >> reporter: this is who al qaeda's zawahiri has been communicating with in yemen, al-wuhayshi. small bombs that could be placed inside a human body, especially dangerous if the bomb carrier boarded a flight. >> this group is fairl
place. here's our chief global affairs correspondent, martha raddatz. >> reporter: the pictures are gut wrenching. the rebels fighting the regime say these are mothers, fathers, children, killed while they slept in their homes in a damascus suburb. they say the syrian regime fired rockets on its own people. rockets carrying poisonous gas, leaving the innocent convulsing, foaming at the mouth, suffocating. >> i would be very surprised if it turned out to be a fake. >> reporter: images are impossible to verify for certain and the assad regime denies the attack saying allegations are baseless. but we showed the pictures to a weapons expert. >> the only explanation i can really see to this is this looks like this fellow's nerves have been -- are being destroyed potentially by something like sarin. >> reporter: the white house said it is "deeply concerned." but the white house has said that before. almost a year to the day. president obama warning syria about crossing a red line. >> we have communicated in no uncertain terms with every player in region that is a red line for us. >> reporter:
knew we couldn't get back up and i didn't want to drive around. >> reporter: martha and her family had to make a decision, what to save. >> we had to take all our medication. i'm diabetic, and we had to get the cats, weird things that i did, trying to be optimistic, which i should not have been. >> evacuating is stressful. if you leave for an evacuation, you're just sitting there doing nothing worrying about what's happening to your house. >> reporter: goebels chose to stay to protect his home. >> i went out when i smell the smoke and found people to see what was happening, and from what they knew it didn't look like it was going to be a problem unless the win really picked up. >> reporter: but the wind did pick up, and the fire made goebels' choice a necessity. >> i had to stay. the fire was surrounding us, and we were forced to wait for the fuel to burn up enough to allow us to get out. >> reporter: the fire was within a few feet of geobels's house. >> i didn't sleep for 46 hours. >> i always felt that i would be okay because the firefighters, maybe i'm like a 12-year-old, but they'r
budget battles with republicans. he already made several trips prior to his vacation here in martha's vineyard talking about housing, decreasing corporate tax rates, ways to invest in infrastructure projects. this trip next week will be part of that larger series trying to bet the upper hand and undoubtedly more contentious debates and budget battles coming up. >> that dolphins meeting, four decades in the making. i want to ask you at the rnc chairman he's talking fresh off of his organize's meeting. what is he saying today? >> reporter: he's defending his party basically against sort of these allegations that there's so much infighting and that the party is divided right now. he made the argument that at this summit they had a robust debate, that they emerged from this summit energized. here's a little bit of what he had to say earlier today. >> healthy family debate is not a bad thing at all and i really believe that. i don't think at a time when we just came off of a presidential election that having a party that is just dull and boring is something that is good for not just our
, daughter-in-law blanca and friend martha. okay. everybody please keep your blind folds on. here is edie before. all right, edie, let's see the new you. >> bring it, edie. >> all right! all right! >> all right, guys. take off your blindfolds. >> mother! mother! >> are you ready to see yourself? are you ready? turn right around here and look into this camera. step up. step right up close so you can see yourself. >> you look awesome. >> you look adorable. >> look right there. tell us about that. >> this is a great -- >> look right here. >> again, shaped around her face. uplift her features which we wanted to do. and she had her hair light and dark. i made it more -- a little more monochromatic which was softer for her face. >> guys, what do you think? >> mom looks hot. >> that's disturbing to hear you say that. >> jill, tell us about that dress. it's perfect. >> i love it. this is a wrap dress day because wrap dresses are great at any age. this is by maggie london. she doesn't wear red and brown so that's why we picked this. >> you look great. >> a big round of applause for edie. >> our se
his video, martha mccollum. we have special guests. >>gretchen: you like how he skirted past titus's dad? remember what brian did in that horrible -- i always defended you. he accidentally did the basketball in his face. the family was here with the video when you were on vacation and they played it and said the two-year-old is having nightmares about you. >>peter: there's a lot of issues in that family and it's laid out on youtube. >>brian: we'll see what kind of future he has after the incident. >>gretchen: a tornado touched down in new jersey, damaging several buildings. the twister cut a two mile path near the long beach island resort area. maria molina has been tracking the storm and people are wondering if the worst has passed. >> thankfully the worst has passed. good morning. good to see you, brian. welcome back. that storm system that is a cold from the bush -- push eastward did produce that tornado. confirmed tornado in ocean county, new jersey, with winds anywhere between 75 to 85 miles per hour. did produce damage, brought trees down and also damage to buildings. i belie
is preparing to take a vacation at martha's vineyard. marlie hall, wjz eyewitness news. >> the president also condemned new anti-gay measures in russia, but said he didn't think it would be appropriate for the united states to boycott the 2013 winter olympics in russia. >>> the father of nsa leaker edward snowden has applied to travel to russia. the two haven't spoken since the contractor disclosed top surveillance program. they hope to discuss snowden's status in the united states where he has been charged with espionage. >>> here's kristy breslin again at wjz traffic control. >> hi, mary. hi, everyone. friday afternoon chaos, mixed with a lot of rain out there. watch for delays now. northbound 95, from the beltway on the southwest side, going all the way over to riverside parkway. it's going to take a good 45 minutes to get through. on the top side inner loop, stop and go there. west side inner loop. moving quite slowly there, from 895, approaching 795. but as far as 70 goes, trouble in both directions, westbound from the beltway to marriottsville road. and east makes your way tord the belt
addressed the situation seemingly deteriorating in cairo and egypt from martha's vineyard earlier today. >> mohamed morsi was elected president in a democratic election. his government was not inclusive. we know that many egyptians, millions of egyptians, perhaps even a majority of egyptians, were calling for a change in course. let me say that the egyptian people deserve better than what we've seen over the last several days. >> cnbc is live in a very tense cairo. yusef? >> reporter: well, tyler, in the last few minutes we've got the report that the casualty toll in the sinai peninsula has risen after an attack on a checkpoint. we now understand that seven, not four, soldiers were killed in the attack. clashes are still under way across egypt. it's not just happening in sinai, it's happening in carroll and reports of attacks on churches, on police stations, on shops and even on banks. clearly the stakes are much, much higher and they will continue to fight. a spokesman saying they will not cower and they will rise again. now, a march is called for tomorrow on the other hand. you mentio
". president obama is back in washington, of course, after taking a week off in martha's vineyard. the late show's david letterman commemorated his presidential vacation with this video last night. >> let's put together a segment about memorable presidential vacations and by god, we have it for you tonight. memorable presidential vacations throughout the years. i hope you enjoy this. ♪ ♪ >> wow. now, now i see why he had the big hat. >> well, the president also introduced the newest member of his family, another portuguese waterdog named sunny who has joined bo another portuguese waterdog at the white house. almost every president had a pet. here's some trivia for you. there's only been one first dog who has lived in the white house under two different presidents. spotty, a king charles, who was born in 1989 under president george bush 41 and then had the good fortune to return again with george w. bush when he became president in 2001. so two presidents for that dog. however the most famous by far of all the white house is falla, franklin roosevelt's is scottish terrier and mgm, the mo
about the nsa surveillance program. one of those secrets came from a familiar source as martha raddatz reports. >> reporter: while national security secrets were leaking all over washington, general keith alexander was at a las vegas hackers convention, facing down hecklers. >> we stand for freedom. >> reporter: the heckler took issue with that statement, but the director fired back, saying congressional investigators have found no illegal activity by the nsa. >> that's not bull. those are facts. >> reporter: but another blockbuster revelation. a still top-secret nsa program leaked by edward snowden to a british newspaper that it says allows u.s. analysts to snoop on, quote, nearly everything a user does on the internet in realtime. "the guardian" story provides a 32-page training guide showing how the xkeyscore program works, sucking up data from 150 sites from around the world that can show e-mails, phone calls sites being visited, words being searched. snowden discussed a surveillance program this extensive when his story erupted last month. >> i sitting at my desk certainly had the
or elsewhere. we start with the news. it is just breaking now. i'm bill hemmer in "america's newsroom." martha has time with the family. good to see you heather. >> i'm heather childers. nice to be back. pentagon officials say the broad evacuation effort is due to the threat that already prompted the closure of 19 u.s. embassies across the middle east and after from. bill: greg palkot picks up the story live from london with the latest there what is the latest you're hearing on the ground in yemen, greg. >> reporter: latest from our contacts on the ground in yemen things are definitely getting serious there. fox news was told at least one c-117 u.s. military aircraft transported something like 90 non-essential staffers from the embassy. u.s. citizens outside the embassy told to leave immediately. we were on the phone with the embassy this morning. it certainly sounded like they were on high alert. we had been there, it is a well-secured embassy, but according to my contacts it is more secure today. additional tanks, armored personnel carriers, all around that place, u.s. surveillance aircraft
hundreds of americans ordered to leave yemen. here is abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: the u.s. navy reconnaissance plane circled yemen's capital, scouring the streets and alley ways below searching for terrorist operatives behind a plan, u.s. intelligence believes, involves a strike on the u.s. embassy or western targets with explosive-laden trucks. iona craig, a freelance journalist in the city described the eyes in the sky. >> it was buzzing for at least five hours. then a break for about an hour, maybe two, and then the was back again. >> reporter: taking no chances the u.s. air force, air lifted almost all of the u.s. personnel out to safety. leaving only the most essential personnel behind. we know this is the man behind the plot, a hardened leader, determined to strike beyond the borders of yemen to the american moem land. homeland. he was behind the underwear bombing plot to bring down a u.s. aircraft. he just might get help from a large number of maximum security prisoners many of them al qaeda who have been busted out of jail in recent weeks with the help of heavily armed m
morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer. welcome here to "america's newsroom." martha has time with the family. welcome back. >> you got it, i'm here. good to see you, nice to see all of you as well. these polls are stunning. record, 74%. three out of four voters tell fox news they think americans rely too much on the government and not enough on themselves. bill: stuart varney, host of "varney & company" fox business network. good morning to you. take insid tell us what they say. >> look deeply inside the food stamp program. 53% of the respondents think government makes it too easy to get food stamps. 57% think people are taking advantage of the food stamp program. there is overwhelmingly negative view of this particular form of handout, welfare entitlement. bill: a lot of people think there is abuse in this. 14 million more americans since 2009. >> yep. bill: up more than a million in the last year alone? >> that is correct. and the government is still advertising to bring more people into the food stamp program. and by the way, bill, the cost of that program has gone up dramatically. 78 bil
of the power couple. later today the president hold a news conference. then the obama family travels to martha's vine yard for vacation. >> i've been to the restaurant. >> is it good? >> terrific. >> the president only takes the first lady to the best spots. >> i'm sure they enjoyed it. >> all eyes on new jersey for the mystery winners to come forward to claim the jackpot. a minnesota man who bought one of three tickets stepped up and got his share of $448 million prize. 45-year-old paul white, project engineer who said he has been waiting for this day his entire life. >> we went through them and sure enough they were right. i said i will have to call you back later. and i went whoo, ran around the office. >> divorced father of two of teenagers. he will take home $58 million after taxes. >> oh, to be paul. good for him. came right forward. yep, me. >> everyone has a different philosophy. do you hold back? hire a couple people? attorneys, financial advisers before you come out so you have somebody in your ear telling you what to do and what to say before you go into the public. some people come
night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span programs on every first lady from martha washington to ida mckinley. tonight, sarah polk, mark rhett taylor and abigail fillmore. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] sarah polk was on diplomacy and her strong suit is intelligence and political discussion. >> she made no bones about the fact she took an interest in politics. and that she was her husband's partner. >> she grew naup political household in tennessee. her father was a local politician so she grew up loving politics. she married james after he won a seat in the legislature. because she would not have married him if he had -- >> unfortunately for james k. polk he died three months after leaving the white house. and sarah began a 42-year widowhood. polk place became a shrine to her husband and she would invite anybody who wanted to to come to visit and see the objects she had collected through her long and illustrious political career. >> to live there for many years on her own. during the civil war, generals on both
's martha raddatz is in the region. >> reporter: after coming under sniper fire, u.n. investigators donned helmets and bulletproof vests and returned to the damascus suburbs to interview survivors of the horrific attack. this is the effect of chemicals one doctor told the investigators and the u.s. secretary of state said the u.s. has little doubt that is true. >> make no mistake, president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. >> reporter: images from the attack are hard to watch. secretary kerry spoke emotionally about the hundred, maybe thousands of innocents who were killed. >> as a father, i can't get the image out of my head of a man who held up his dead child. wailing, while chaos swirled around him. the images of entire families dead in their beds without a drop of blood or even a visible wound. bodies contorting in spasms. human suffering that we can never ignore or forget. >> reporter: such strong word from top u.s. officials leave little doubt the u.s. plans military action
the president took off on vacation for the rest of the summer. >> tucker: martha's vineyard. >> alisyn: nine days. >> clayton: that feels like the rest of the summer. before he left washington he decided to give us all something to digest this weekend as we diet through his long press conference yesterday. and one of the things the president mentioned yesterday this weekend, 18 of the 19 embassies that had been closed as a result of that terror threat are going to be reopened suddenly. >> tucker: yes that there was a time limit on that and apparently the time limit has expired. he attempted to answer the question. if al qaeda is on the run and no longer a threat, then why we are cowering before the threat of al qaeda. trying to thread the needle, here is what president obama said? >> it's entirely consistent to say that this tightly organized and relatively centralized al qaeda that attacked us on 9/11 has been broken apart. and is very weak and does not have a lot of operational capacity. and to say we still have these oorge regional organizations like aqap, they can pose a threat. >> aqap
is on vacation a there is no less tension between two world leaders. wendall golfer is live in martha's vineyard. >> reporter: we'll take a look at u.s.-russian relations in light of moscow's decision to grant edward snowden political asylum after this. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. there's a new way to fight litter box odor. introducing tidy cats with glade tough odor solutions. two trusted names, one amazing product. ♪ i'm bethand i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we
the crash. >>> and, finally, let's hope president obama's golf game improves as he enjoys vacation on martha's vineyard. got off to bit of a rough start. reporters were watching. as he rolled the first attempt on the first green. and left that short. and then, oh, that second one. oh, boy. you know, if the president -- he picks it up after that one. >> does he get a mulligan? >> geez. >> the president gets whatever he wants. >> a rough foursome there. so, a three-putt on hole 1. look at that. not like he wasn't trying. that is body english. >> is that a move to get it in? >> apparently. boy, hey, president obama, if we play, you can pick that up. that's all i'm saying. >> wise move. wise move. >> who wants cameras watching them on the golf course? >> you know how hard that is. that's terrible. i can't do it when one guy and a raccoon is watching. >>> we're going to turn now to the rescue of hannah anderson. now reunited with her father after a massive manhunt that stretched from southern california all the way to idaho. ryan owens is in boise with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter:
enjoys vacation on martha's vineyard. got off to a rough start. he rolled the first attempt on the first green. and left that short. and then, oh, that second one. oh, boy. you know, if the president -- he picks it up after that one. >> does he get a mulligan? >> the president gets whatever he wants. >> a rough foursome there. not like he wasn't trying. that is body english. >> is that a move to get it in? >> apparently. boy, hey, president obama, if we play, you can pick that up. that's all i'm saying. >> wise move. wise move. >> who wants cameras watching them on the golf course. >> i can't do it when one guy and a raccoon is watching. >>> now we turn to the wet weather leading to flooding in so many parts of the country. and more rain expected, again today. ginger zee is in for sam this morning with a look at that. the colorado springs area hit so hard is also in the zone again? >> right, that same town, manitou springs. this is right now. they'll be under watch this afternoon and evening. a huge part of the country slammed last week also under watch. it's this. this spike in a river
in with martha for what's coming up top of the hour. >> hey there. good morning. a big question today is eric holder set to ease up on some drug sentences. karl rove is here and focus on 2016. can you believe it? we're going to get his thoughts on what's going on there. are we overreacting to al-qaeda? ted koppel believes that we are. k.t. is here. we'll talk about that and bill and i will see you at the top of the hour good job! still running in the morning? yeah. getting your vegetables every day? when i can. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. two full servings of vegetables for only 50 delicious calories. because all these whole grains aren't healthy unless you actually eat them ♪ multigrain cheerios. also available in delicious peanut butter. healthy never tasted so sweet. >> gretchen: you know who our next guest is, he's a country superstar with hits like "killing time," now he's release ago new album called" when i said i do" for cracker barrel old country store. it's country superstar clint black and he's back. good to sigh. you're all by yourself, which is fantastic. we g
's happening in egypt. the president return from the martha's vineyard. the question we're asking what makes americans so angry and divided from dallas, texas. caller: well, i think the economy is the biggest issue here. people don't have jobs. if they do have jobs they are working two or three of them just to support their families. it started back with regan, his deregulation then clinton and nafta and the undermining of glass speegal which is done as a suggestion of robert, ruben and larry summers whom obama was to bring back into government again, as part of the fed, and i think the economy is a very difficult subject. and neither bush nor obama has had the knowledge or the decisiveness to deal with it. under bush it got worse and worse and then when paulson ame one his bailout crisis soverl, he bailed out big banks. the economy has been attacking the average american citizen for the past 20 years, we just didn't notice it until it became really horrific and then of course the wars that have cost us a fortune. that was done -- so many of these things come from theorists within the govern
, sew landed in the parking lot instead. >>> coming up on radio, alan west will be with us, martha maccallum and mike baker on "kilmeade & friends." >>gretchen: most people think it will never happen to them but what if you were attacked, what would you do? a series called survival evil tonight is telling the am mading stories -- amazing stories of survivors. >> it scared me because i knew we were going away from everybody. like if something was going to happen, he could have shot us and no one would have saw it, heard it. nothing. so i remember thinking, you know, this could be it. >>steve: anna kooiman, our own daredevil jumper attended a class to figure out how to fight back. >> i caught up with a woman who teaches everybody how to escape from an attacker. here's what i learned. >> nice. do it one more time. yes! good. >> the numbers are overwhelming, and everyone thinks it's not going to happen to me. but the numbers are one in five. one in five women will be assaulted or sexually assaulted. >> that's why wwe diva eve torres is empowering women through self-defense classes. >>
begins his third day of vacation on martha's vineyard today but he won't be able to leave his work completely behind. kristen welker is there with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. this is a working vacation for president obama but there will be plenty of time for r and r as well. on sunday president obama played golf. cameras captured him expressing a moment of frustration after missing a putt, but he hasn't been able to escape the debate over his government surveillance program. on friday, president obama announced new steps aimed at increasing transparency. republicans have typically been supportive but on sunday michael mccall said on "meet the press" that the steps were window dressing. he said mr. obama hasn't done a good enough job of explaining the program to the public. democrats welcomed the steps, most of them that the president announced but some including the senator continue to express concerns about privacy rights. any major changes to the surveillance program will have to wait until september when congress is back in session. natal
for more. >> i decided to try another day. i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. snowden has been in limbo at the moscow airport since june 20 third. the u.s. wanted russia to send him back home to face prosecution for spilling secrets about the u.s.
colby in for martha maccallum here today. that appears to be good news, right? digging deeper into the report it was one of the only good signs. americans are seeing hours and pay drop. that is not all. rick: stuart varney, host of "varney & company" on the fox business network.
as i'm in the senate, kentucky will have a voice instead of san francisco and martha's vineyard. >> and we want to say happy birthday, mr. president. president obama turns 52 today. he celebrated with a round of golf saturday morning before heading to camp david. >>> joining me now defense reporter for politico wanda summers and editor of citizen jane politics and contributor for the daily beast patricia murphy. lady, good to see you both. i will begin with you, patricia. an internal poll was conducted on behalf of alison grimes. it was a two-point lead. how big of a challenge is mcconnell facing. >> i think he's facing a stronger challenge than he's seen in the past. he's seeing from the democrat but another republican who has just gotten into the race and all you had to do was watch fancy farm and see him getting hammered from the left and right but the biggest problem for grimes she's a democrat and mitch mcconnell will try to paint her as a democrat -- he lost by 23 points in the last election. how muchan uphill battle it will be but he's also prepared, $15 million in his wa
's come back for more pain and punishment. patti ann: not at all. i'm in for martha maccallum today, and senior u.s. officials say the intelligence is specific, and it points to terrorists setting off surgically-implanted devices. former cia director michael hayden says closing the embassies could be more than just caution. >> well, that's the cost of
's newsroom." nice to see you heather. >> i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. the charges are sealed. so we don't know who exactly was named. bill: that's right. the justice department says the investigation is a top priority. the republican says the administration is tooking its good ol' time to cover up mistakes the night ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed. steve centanni leads our coverage in washington. the charges are what here, steve? >> reporter: we don't know the charges or the names of the accused because the indictment is sealed. we know the indictment did come down. these are the first criminal indictments or the first indictment in the aftermath of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, an attack as you know that left four americans dead. the justice department is only saying that the ongoing but a u.s. official confirmed for fox news the indictment has been issued. president obama was asked on "the jay leno show" last night whether his reaction to the new terrorist threat might have been an overreaction in the wake of obama, and he said, i'm sor
's vacationing in martha's vineyard. here is part of the remarks. >>> that's why we are so concerned by recent events. we appreciate the complexity of the situation. mohammed morsi was elected president in a democratic lek, his government was not inclusive, and it not respect the view of all jinxes. we know that many egyptiansing with millions of egyptians, perhaps even a majority of egyptians were calling far change in course. while we conot believe that force is the way to resolve political differences, after the military's intervention several weeks ago, there remain a chance for reconciliation and an opportunity pursue a democratic path. instead we have seen a more dangerous path taken through arbitrary arrests, a broad crackdown on mr. morsi's associations, and supporters and now tragically violence in sake of the lives of hundreds of people and wounded thousand more. the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal right essential to human dignity. including th
on a friday. >> you know me. right next door to your office. i'm heather nauert in for martha maccallum today. america's closest ally backing out of a possible coalition. britain voting against military action concluding there wasn't enough evidence who carried out thehe
-span expected in about ten minutes from now at 10:15 eastern. the president is speaking from martha's vineyard where he and his family have been vacationing. again lie of at 10:15 eastern on c-span. tonight on the town hall we are asking who do you think this represents the future we will get established and up-and-coming political figures and ask republicans, democrats and third party supporters to call in and tell us who they are watching and looking to lead their party in the next presidential election and beyond. here is a preview. >> starting in 2013, this year, there are two gubernatorial races in the united states. there's new jersey where chris christie is clinging on to the 30-point lead over his democratic opponent. >> i think that he outweighs the area. [laughter] >> outweighs most. let's be clear. but he's going to win. i am a new jerseyian. there are some who are not enamored of him. come to new jersey and when you spend some time in new jersey i think you might understand that regardless of what you think of him on a more national stage, he is exactly what the state of new jersey
pretty well, says he'll take time over his vacation. going to martha's vineyard later this month. mull it over. >> as he should. >> maybe make a final call at that point. don't expect an announcement before september. renominated bernanke in august. that's not going to happen this time around. it'll come in september. i think unless something changes in his mind between now and then, it's going to be larry summers. i don't think he's been moved much by the criticism out there in the marketplace. particularly among liberals that larry summers is is too centrist, too in line with wall street, all that kind of stuff. he likes him, trusts him, trusts him on the financial collapse. >> the president must perceive summers to be so good he's willing to go through albeit some difficult criticism over the selection. >> he's willing to take the heat. he thinks a lot of the heat is unwarranted and unfair. he believes senate democrats will eventually come around and be uniformly supportive of larry summe summers. that some of the noise between now and then is just that. some would rather see janet
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